A bronze oil lamp and bell    South India, 15th centuy and Java, 12th century
Lot 1125
A bronze oil lamp and bell South India, 15th centuy and Java, 12th century
Sold for US$ 312 inc. premium

Lot Details
Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
A bronze oil lamp and bell
South India, 15th centuy and Java, 12th century
The lamp of shallow circular form with a small pointed spout and and projecting stylized monkey grip. The bell of dome form with slightly faceted sides with the ridges overlaid with braided bands issued from a collar of scrolling motifs around the suspension loop.
6 1/4 in., 5 in. (15.9, 12.7 cm.) long and high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from Maharikh Desai, London, 1995
    Sotheby's, New York, December 8, 1983, lot 129. from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull
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